Communications and PR Specialist

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 10, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Hours
Full Time

Potomac Communications Group (PCG), is looking to expand its team with the addition of an energetic project specialist to support client work related to its corporate and energy practice.  

Qualifications: Candidates must have relevant work experience in public relations or public affairs. Ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge with:

  • Media Engagement: Previous experience developing media lists, pitching media and assisting in the development of media plans
  • Writing: Knowledge of AP Style; ability to write press releases, media pitches, op-eds, bylined articles and online content
  • Research: Ability to research complex topics in support of communications planning
  • Event Support: Understanding of logistics requirements to support events such as press conferences, annual meetings, etc.

Experience dealing with issues in energy, infrastructure, science or technology is considered a plus.

Responsibilities

A project specialist will typically work with four-to-six client teams on a wide variety of projects. Sample projects include implementing components of a media engagement plan, research important policy trends for white paper drafting, developing Facebook and Twitter posts, working with our in-house graphics department or drafting articles or press releases for clients.

Benefits

In addition to competitive salary, we have an extensive PCG-paid benefits package such as health/dental/vision insurance; 401k/Matching; life and disability insurance; parking/metro transit subsidy and healthcare flexible spending account. We also pride ourselves on our vacation/leave package that includes paid family leave for maternity/paternity leave.

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